Blacksburg -- Betty Eloise Childress Blanton, 78, of 221 Cherokee Ford Road, passed away Thursday, July 25th, 2019, at her residence.
Born in Radford, VA, she was the daughter of the late Claude Childress and Virginia Graham Childress. Mrs. Blanton retired as a Cook at Stouffers.
Mrs. Blanton is survived by one son, Anthony "Tony" Blanton of Blacksburg; one daughter, Danna Ann Blanton of the home; four grandchildren, Lauren Hollifield, Kesley Blanton, Edward Cogdell, and Timmy Philbeck, all of Blacksburg; three great-grandchildren, Ethan Cogdell, Colton Westmoreland, and Harlyn Westmoreland; one brother, Claude Swanson Childress, Jr. of Roanoak, VA; one sister, Connie Schuyler of Vinton, VA.
Mrs. Blanton was preceded in death by sons Allen Blanton and Naise Buford Blanton and one grandchild, Calvin Westmoreland.
Cryptside services will be on Sunday, July 28, 2019 at Clingman Memorial Gardens Mausoleum, 1219 East Cherokee Street, Blacksburg at 2:00 pm with Rev. Virgil Hampton officiating. The family will receive friends immediately after the service.
Memorials may be made to St. Jude Children's Hospital.
The family will be at the residence.
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